Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Tushingham, Cheshire, S Chad (T), 6, 11-1-7 (575 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ522464
22.3 WNW Malpas, Cheshire, S Oswald, 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E. Wed 19:00. SJ486471
32.4 E Marbury, Cheshire, S Michael (GF), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A♯. SJ560456
43.1 SSE Whitchurch, Shropshire, S Alkmund, 8, 19-0-2 (966 kg) in E♭. Thu 19:00. [website] SJ540417
54.5 ENE Wrenbury, Cheshire, S Margaret, 6, 11-3-4 (599 kg) in F♯. SJ593477
64.8 WNW Tilston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-1-12 (475 kg) in B♭. Thu. SJ457505
75.9 SW Hanmer, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (GF), 6, 17-0-0 (864 kg) in F♯. Thu. SJ454397
86.4 W Worthenbury, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Deiniol, 4, 5-0-16 (261 kg) in C♯. SJ418462
96.5 SE Ightfield, Shropshire, S John Bapt, 6, 11-1-16 (579 kg) in G. PN alternates with Calverhall. Mon (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ592386
107.5 SSW Bettisfield, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S John Bapt (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in D. Thu 18:30. SJ461360
117.6 SE Calverhall, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12-3-24 (659 kg) in G. PN alternates with Ightfield. Wed (alt) 19:00. [website] SJ603372
127.8 NNE Bunbury, Cheshire, S Boniface, 8, 14¾ cwt (~750 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ568580
137.9 NNW Tattenhall, Cheshire, S Alban, 6, 12-0-17 (617 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ486586
147.9 NNW Handley, Cheshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 14-1-6 (727 kg) in F. Mon. SJ466578
158 ENE Acton, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 13-0-8 (664 kg) in F. Tue. SJ631530
168.3 W Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
178.3 SSE Prees, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SJ556334
188.3 NW Holt, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Chad (T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in A♭. Wed. SJ411541
198.4 NW Farndon, Cheshire, S Chad (GF), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F. Mon. SJ413544
208.7 E Audlem, Cheshire, S James Gt, 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Thu. SJ659436
218.9 ENE Nantwich, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 14-2-18 (745 kg) in E. Thu. SJ652523
229.6 ESE Adderley, Shropshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SJ660395
239.7 WSW Overton on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary V (GF), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ373418
2410.2 N Tarporley, Cheshire, S Helen, 8, 11-0-7 (562 kg) in G. Tue. SJ553625
2510.3 SW Ellesmere, Shropshire, S Mary (S), 8, 18-0-18 (923 kg) in E♭. Fri 20:00. [website] SJ402348
2610.3 NW Aldford, Cheshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in E. Tue. SJ418594
2710.8 ENE Wistaston, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 5-3-24 (303 kg) in B. Mon. SJ681536
2810.9 S Wem, Shropshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 13-2-24 (697 kg) in F. PN shared: Clive (2,4,5); Wem (1,3). Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] SJ512288
2911.1 SSW Loppington, Shropshire, S Michael & All Angels, 3, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ471292
3011.2 NNW Waverton, Cheshire, S Peter, 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G. Fri. SJ461633
3111.2 ENE Wybunbury, Cheshire, Wybunbury Tower, 6, 14-0-8 (715 kg) in E. Tower of former church of S Chad. SJ700498
3211.8 W Wrexham, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Giles, 10, 24 cwt (~1220 kg) in D. Tue. SJ335501
3311.9 NW Pulford, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 9-3-6 (498 kg) in A♭. Thu. SJ375587
3412 SSW Cockshutt, Shropshire, Ringmore Campanile (GF), 6, 0-3-25 (49 kg) in B♭. Bells pitched by hum rather than nominal. SJ435291
3512.1 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 8, 24-0-3 (1221 kg) in D. Also, below, a ring of 6. Tue. SJ346549
3612.1 WNW Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, All Saints, 6, 4-2-3 (230 kg) in D. Also, above, a ring of 8. Tue. SJ346549
3712.1 NW Eccleston, Cheshire, S Mary V, 8, 26-3-3 (1360 kg) in E♭. Sat (not always: check) 11:00. SJ412626
3812.2 ESE Norton in Hales, Shropshire, S Chad, 8, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in F♯. [website] SJ703386
3912.2 SE Market Drayton, Shropshire, S Mary, 8, 17-2-3 (890 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SJ675340
4012.4 SSE Hodnet, Shropshire, S Luke (T), 8, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in F. Octagonal tower. Fri 19:00. [website] SJ612286
4112.5 NE Church Minshull, Cheshire, S Bartholomew (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. SJ666605
4212.7 NNE Little Budworth, Cheshire, S Peter, 5, 6-2-1 (331 kg) in B♭. Fri. SJ598653
4312.8 ENE Crewe, Cheshire, Christ Church, 10, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Building owned by Chester Diocese; operated by Local Authority (99 year lease until 2079); ringing currently not permitted; detached tower. SJ706556
4412.9 N Tarvin, Cheshire, S Andrew, 6, 8-1-8 (423 kg) in G♯. Thu. SJ491669
4513 NNW Christleton, Cheshire, S James, 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Tue. SJ440657
4613.4 NW Dodleston, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in A. Tue. SJ361609
4713.5 SSE Stoke on Tern, Shropshire, S Peter (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B. [website] SJ638279
4813.7 W Ruabon, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Mary, 6, 11-2-16 (591 kg) in F♯. Thu (not always: check). [website] SJ302437
4913.8 ESE Mucklestone, Staffordshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). Unringable. SJ725373
5013.8 NNW Chester, Cheshire, S Mary without the Walls, Handbridge, 8, 19-3-12 (1009 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ406654